Holmsund Ikea Review

What you have here is a sofa bed. The Holmsund sofa is basically a sofa that quickly and easily transforms into a spacious bed. The best part is that you can turn the living room into a bedroom in just a few minutes. So if you ever have unexpected guests, you don’t have to worry about giving up your bed or having to start from scratch to find them a place to sleep. 

Holmsund Ikea

The sofa comes with storage space under the seat which is very easy to access and has room for bedding, pillows, and a good selection of records, books, or even movies. The cover is made of extra durable polyester with a dense texture. It’s quite comfortable on your skin so don’t worry yourself too much about all that. 

So you will find the storage space under the chaise. The lid can stay open on its own so you can safely and easily take things in and out without having to worry about it snapping on your poor fingers.  The best thing about the Holmsund is that it has loose back cushions. 

You can even angle the loose back cushions any way you like, and adapt the seat depth and back support to suit your needs. The chaise which is the second-best thing comes with the best solution.

You can place the chaise section to the left or right of the sofa, and switch whenever you like. So literally you can explore that creative kind of yours. It comes with 5 back cushions all for your comfort. 

Pros

  • It is a very comfortable sofa
  • It comes with loose back cushions which you can easily adjust to suit your needs
  • It can easily convert to a bed

Cons

  • As it is a sofa bed, it requires more space and allowance

https://www.ikea.com/us/en/p/holmsund-sleeper-sectional-3-seat-nordvalla-medium-gray-s99150750/

Aesthetics

This sofa is generally an updated sofa bed that comes with extra throw pillows, wedged armrests and a higher price tag. It is almost like the Ikea Friheten and just like the Friheten sofa-bed, the Holmsund comes in two different configurations. So you will find it as a 3 seater sleeper sofa or as a sectional sofa-bed with a chaise of course. 

Each configuration comes with hidden storage space as well. So you will find that for the 3 seater, the storage will be located underneath the seats. As for the sectional sleeper, true storage will be located underneath the chaise. What’s mostly aesthetic about this sofa besides its cushions and classic manner is the chaise.  Fact that you can place it on either left or right of the sofa, and switch it anytime just makes it worthwhile. 

Sizes

Like any other series, you find it in different shapes and sizes. With Holmsund you can find that whether You are looking at the three-seater or the sectional you will find that the sofas are not humongous at all. In fact, they all come at a reasonable size so that they can fit with any room size and room shape. 

Here we have a three-seat sectional that comes at the following measurements; Height including back cushions: 37 3/4 “, Backrest height: 26 “, Depth chaise: 59 1/2 “, Width: 90 1/2 “, Depth: 35 3/8 “, Seat depth, chaise lounge: 47 1/4 “, Seat depth: 23 5/8 “, Seat height: 17 3/8 “, Bed width: 55 1/8 “, Bed length: 80 3/8 “

Feel

So generally this sofa’s legs are quite short, giving the Holmsund sofa the impression of sitting on the floor itself. Which is unlike the Friheten sofa bed, which clearly shows off its legs proudly. The Holmsund is really deep. 

With throw pillows for a backrest, you could literally make a nest out of the sofa and so if you are very tall you will find this sofa to be very comfortable. The armrests were well-placed and comfortable, the again they are quite lean do sitting on them may be a big risk to you and the sofa. 

When it comes to comfort the Holmsund is rather a specialised taste. The padding is firm, without being hard. If you like sitting on your sofa and not on your sofa, this is probably not for you. The bed is a double or full size, not quite a queen-size bed. So I would advise you appropriately for your sheets if you use them.

Durability

When it comes to durability, Ikea is always ahead of you. Holmsund comes with a 10-year warranty for all its sofas. The covers are made to last at least 50 000 cycles while normal covers usually work for at least 15 000 cycles. 

The frame for the whole sofa is Made from Solid Wood, Plywood, Fiberboard, Particleboard, Polyurethane foam 1.2 lb/cu.ft., Non-woven polypropylene, Polyester wadding” and some steel. Different fabrics are made with different materials including polyester, polyester, cotton, and linen blend as well as a polyester cotton blend. 

The back cushions are made of polyester fiber balls. The seat cushions are constructed with high-resilience polyurethane foam. All this leads to the fact that if you sit on the sofa when you stand up it will retain its shape. 

Price

Going for $799, I would like to say that the sofa is a bit pricey, then again I am someone who values content and quality and I have to say this sofa has certainly managed to convince me that it should actually be worth so much more. Considering that it is a sofa bed. In which case you will be getting a sofa and a bed for the price of either one of the two in some cases. So no, the price suits it perfectly well. 

Verdict

When it comes to the Holmsund sofa, I think what matters the most is that your needs are met and you are comfortable with the sofa. I would highly recommend this sofa to anyone who would want a luxurious feel of comfort in their home. If you are to prepare a guest bedroom that offers a flare of elegance then this is truly the way to go. 

However, it isn’t a state of emergency nor is it a must. The price does come a bit too high and if it isn’t suitable for your budget then you should not stress yourself one bit.

If this isn’t quite what you are after, make sure you check out our review of the Simple Armless Chaise.

IKEA Knopparp Review

If you are looking for a small scale sofa that is not only pleasing to the eye but is rather comfortable and durable as well then I guess you can stop your search. Knopparp is a small sofa with a big impression and that fits perfectly wherever space is limited. You will find that it is smartly designed and is a perfect lightweight. 

knopparp sofa grey

It is that sofa that comes with a comfortable padded cover and uses fewer materials hence is environmentally friendly and very good for our beautiful planet earth. This Knopparp sofa is very durable thanks to the metal construction and strong supporting fabric.

So you really don’t have to judge its durability based on its size because it can probably outlive all the other big sofas you probably have. 

Thanks to the innovative construction used on this sofa they happen to use fewer materials and foam when making it at the same time they found a way to ensure that the comfort was maintained.

This is generally a sofa with small dimensions making it rather easy to work with and to furnish with, even when space is limited. 

Which is exactly why it was designed as a small scale sofa. Its cover is made from knisa fabric which is polyester that has been dope dyed. It’s a durable sofa that will not disappoint you in terms of looks, feel, and price as well. 

Pros

  • Is a sofa designed especially for limited spaces 
  • Is durable and lightweight at the same time
  • Is very easy to clean and maintain 
  • Because of its lightweight, it is very easy to move around

Cons

  • The material used is neither waterproof or stain resistant 

https://www.ikea.com/us/en/p/knopparp-sofa-knisa-light-gray-20424625/

Aesthetics

Well just by looking at this beautiful sofa you can tell that it will add an amazing flare to your home. It comes with a cornered shape that makes it rather fit into the classic modern style.

However, due to its small size, you will find that it will also work in a minimalist zone and because of its colors grey and bright blue, it would work well in a contemporary setting as well. 

Besides the attractive design, this sofa also has a low price and is very good from an environmental perspective. It can be packaged so smartly that it could be taken home on a bus and be easy to assemble, robust, and easy to keep clean.

With this sofa in your home you are guaranteed and a very humble and modest setting. The result is a sofa that exudes honesty and more of what you see is what you get. 

Sizes

As I already stated the sofa is a small scale sofa. Perfect for limited spaces but it is also perfect if you are looking to add a humble piece to your large home. It doesn’t have to always be the living room but any bedroom or foyer could work with this sofa as well. 

It comes at the following measurements Width: 68 1/2 “, Depth: 29 7/8 “, Height: 27 1/2 “, Height under furniture: 8 1/4 “, Armrest height: 27 1/2 “, Seat width: 64 5/8 “, Seat depth: 21 1/4 “, Seat height: 15 3/8 “, Armrest width: 1 5/8 “. From this, you can obviously tell that it is best suited for small spaces or houses that are still trying to manage comfort even in limited spaces. 

Feel

The sofa is generally small but rather very comfortable. Made from 100 % polypropylene as the supporting fabric with the armrest frame as well as the top rail back and front rail being steel epoxy/polyester powder coating. The sofa feels soft, sturdy, and strong. 

The footing is polypropylene. Back and seat filling polyurethane foam 1.5 lb/cu.ft. If you are worried about your skin, rest assured this sofa will bring a warm soft caress as you sit because the cover is polyester wadding and non-woven polyester fabric. 

Durability

So we have already stated that this sofa is durable. At the same time, it is easy to keep clean as its cover is removable and can be machine washed. It’s very easy to bring home if you choose to carry it on your own. The packaging is literally just over one and a half meters in height and weighs 50 lbs. 

Coming to you with a 10-year limited warranty should really tell you more about this sofa. The cover has the ability to resist abrasion and has been tested to handle 40,000 cycles. 15,000 cycles or more is suitable for furniture used every day at home. Over 30,000 cycles mean a good ability to resist abrasion. It also has a lightfastness level of 5-6 out of 8 which means that you have a long way to go before it starts to lose color. 

Price

Coming to you at a price of $149, I think this sofa should have actually cost more. Size isn’t all and clearly this sofa has managed to prove that quite well. It is not only comfortable but it is also durable and very much aesthetic. To anyone who gets this sofa, they can never regret such a purchase. So yeah, the pricing is quite perfect at such an affordable price you will be getting this amazing small scale sofa. 

Verdict

I highly recommend you to get this sofa especially if you are living in a limited spaced area and you are generally on a tight budget. The sofa is very much affordable and will probably offer you better comfort and service as compared to other sofas out there. 

At the same time if you are living in a big house and you need an extra piece of furniture I would highly recommend this sofa because not only is it pleasing to look at, you will also feel an amazing rush of comfort when you sit on it be it in the living room, foyer or even your bedroom. So what are you waiting for? Be sure to check out our Kuka Sofa Review.

Ikea Stockholm Sofa Review

So let’s talk about classic sofas, literally, this sofa will make you feel less of a human. The way it stands and the way it stands is almost as if it’s challenging your ability to stand tall and proud. 

Ikea Stockholm Sofa

Dressed in soft velvet this sofa comes extra deep and wonderfully spacious. It is the perfect sofa for families because if it’s the spacious attribute. At the same time if you just want to add a tone of class to your home then this sofa is exactly what you need. The look, the accent, and even the style says it all about this sofa. Disappointment is far from reach with this sofa. 

The velvet touch is part of the deep expensive look and is all you need for this sofa to make your home into a lavish castle. It also has a lot of loose cushions that give comfort and support, for however you prefer either to sit or lie down. This is the sofa to long for and enjoy for years.

It comes with a sandbacka cover that is made of velvet which, through a traditional weaving technique, gives the fabric a warm, deep color and a rich surface with a dense pile and light, reflective shine.

You will find that the seat and back cushions provide comfortable support for your body and easily regain their shape because they’re filled with high resilience foam and polyester fibers. 

Pros 

  • Comes with reversible cushions
  • Is very easy to clean and maintain
  • Has a beautiful classic look that will style up your home

Cons

  • Color may start to fade from the cushions
  • Is not waterproof or stain resistant 

https://www.ikea.com/us/en/p/stockholm-2017-sofa-sandbacka-dark-blue-10344592/

Aesthetics

Coming to you in two colors; the dark blue and the light grey, this sofa has definitely won a spot in my heart. The velvet reflects light in a characteristic way which may make the color appear as if it changes. Small fibers may appear on the velvet. 

It happens naturally and they disappear over time and can also be removed with a lint roller. You can even turn the back cushions so they wear evenly and last longer, as they’re reversible and have the same fabric on both sides. 

What is so inspirational about this sofa is the different ways you can use the sofa and the places it can be put. The generous size with all the pillows and the big seat cushions make it easy to adapt the sofa as needed.

So get this sofa, change your home and be able and ready to lie down, sit down and put up your legs, sit alone or with others, eat, sit with the computer, or just rest. It’s all up to you. 

Sizes

This sofa is generally big and I would say it fits perfectly in big rooms like a tv room or a reading room in your home. If you have a big hall room in your house that you may just want to use for relaxing then this sofa is definitely for it. Or a tea room for your guests. 

This sofa would work perfectly because of its spacious attribute. So if you have a small hoe or you want to fill up a small room, this sofa is too big in terms of size and aesthetic to place in a room. Its look and size would overwhelm everything in that room. 

Check the following measurements and you will understand what I mean. Width: 89 3/4 “, Depth: 44 ⅛ “, Height: 28 3/8 “, Armrest height: 28 3/8 “, Seat width: 74 3/4 “,Seat depth: 38 1/4 “,Seat height: 18 1/8 “

Feel

After such a sight, how would you think this sofa would disappoint when it comes to its comfort. This sofa is not only comfortable when it comes to sitting and lying down. But the smooth velvet feel on your skin would be one to die for. Trust me when I say that there is definitely more than just looks when it comes to this sofa. 

You will find that this sofa will follow through with your body no matter which position or posture you decide to take. The cushions made with high resilience foam will not give in easily so don’t worry about the sofa losing its shape after you sit on it.

Of course, like anything you buy, it needs time to break so the first days the sofa may tend to be a bit stiff, but after about a week it will definitely change. 

Durability

Well, when it comes to durability I have to say that you may find some marks that may appear on the velvet usually disappear in time. With your hand, you can gently stroke in the direction of the pile or use a clothes brush. You can also use the vacuum cleaner with the soft nozzle. 

The felt pads underneath protect the surface below against scratches. This sofa comes with a 25-year limited warranty. So I guess you know what that means. It will definitely last you a long time.

The velvet cover that I have come to love has the ability to resist abrasion and has been tested to handle 35,000 cycles. 15,000 cycles or more is suitable for furniture used every day at home. Over 30,000 cycles mean a good ability to resist abrasion.

Price

Going for $1 699, this sofa could be a life-changer for you. From everything I have seen about this sofa, I would love to say that this sofa is defined as worth your money. Of course, if you are on a tight budget it isn’t a do or die case. However, I believe that saving up for such a sofa would be a great idea. 

Verdict

All in all, I would say that this sofa is a great idea if you plan on extending the furniture in your home. This sofa has proven to be that one sofa that will change so many things in your home.

The Velvet look, the classic feel, what else could you possibly want in your home. Though pricey I think it has proven to be worth such a price. 

I mean with a 25-year limited warranty I think this sofa will do more good than harm any day in your home.